Parenting a Chronically Ill Child

I’m sitting in the hospital with my son right now. It’s become routine for us over the last six months. We know the names of the doctors, nurses and porters in the Pediatric Medical Day Unit, and they know us. They know my son’s preference for his IV in his left hand, and that he likes gingerale. I know that one of the porters has a similar tattoo to my husband and one of the nurses loves Disney World as much as we do. There are amazing Child Life Specialists here who support the kids through rough procedures. Kellen’s...

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